From The Winners: Conversations With The Winners Of Our 2013 Transaction Processing Awards

Andrea Bolger, Royal Bank of Canada

Andrea Bolger of the Royal Bank of Canada talks about RBC being named the Best Trade Finance Bank in Canada in Global Finance ‘s World Best Bank rankings. She also gives her views on how banks are dealing with a rising tide of regulations.

Kevin Brown, RBS

Kevin Brown, Global Head Transaction Services, at RBS, discusses picking up two awards for the bank at Global Finance ‘s Transaction Processing Awards, as well as the excitement building around new emerging payment methods.

Lee Waite, CITI

Citi’s Lee Waite, Global Head of Direct Custody and Clearance, on the bank being named Best U.S. Subcustodian by Global Finance at the annual Transaction Processing Awards. He also gives his view on the current uber-competition in the subcustodian space.

Evy Passa, National Bank of Greece

National Bank of Greece’s Evy Passa, Senior Director, Head of Group Trade Finance & Payments, discusses the bank’s win as Best Trade Finance Bank in Greece in Global Finance’s Transaction Processing Awards. She also talks about the banking scene in Greece, where things seem to be on an upturn.

Jose Manuel Barcia Rivas and Fernando Garcia Rojo, BBVA

BBVA’s Jose Manuel Barcia Rivas, Executive Director, Institutional Custody, and Fernando Garcia Rojo, Vice President, Institutional Custody, discuss the bank’s win as Best Subcustodian in Spain. They also talk about the upbeat mood at this year’s Sibos conference.

Isaac Thomas and Krishnakumur Duraiswamy, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Isaac Thomas, Head of Cash Management, and Krishnakumur Duraiswamy, Head of Trade Finance Transition Banking, take about Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s multiple win at this year’s Transaction Processing Awards.

Anand Pande, RBS

Anand Pande, the Global Head of Trade at RBS, discusses the bank’s multiple wins at Global Finance ‘s Transaction Processing Awards. He also weighs on in trends in trade finance, particularly the move to more holistic service offerings.

Hasan Khan, Standard Bank

The Head of Transactional Products and Services (Africa) reflects on the multiple wins for Standard Bank at Global Finance ‘s Transaction Processing Awards ceremony this year.